Vitamin B12 – choosing when to test

  • SCL Hawkes Bay is changing the way it processes Folate and Vitamin B12 test request – these tests can now be ordered separately.
  • Vitamin B12 is not recommended for screening of asymptomatic patients.
  • Practices using electronic lab requesting (eOrder) will need to review their existing My Tab order groups – any order groups that contain the combined Vitamin B12 and Folate test will need to be edited to include the standalone test/s.

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